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We must do more to protect our farms from terror threats
DesMoinesRegister.com
In fact, the Department of Homeland Security, which was created in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, was charged with implementing a series of Homeland Security Presidential Directives to safeguard agriculture. HSPD-7, issued in December 2003, ...



The Cairo Review of Global Affairs (blog)

Slideshow: Faces of Palestinian Agriculture
The Cairo Review of Global Affairs (blog)
For centuries, the people of Palestine have tended their groves of olive, almond, and fig trees, and vegetable fields of onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, and okra. Agriculture has shaped the cultural heritage and social life of Palestinians as well as ...

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The Hill (blog)

Time to end agricultural trade restrictions with Cuba
The Hill (blog)
Its prohibition of credit hinders further U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba. After some important reforms of Cuba's economy, there is a need for new legislation allowing U.S. agriculture a chance to compete with other nations who have been trading with ...



Financial Express

Haryana government contemplating policy to reduce water consumption in agriculture: CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Financial Express
Haryana government contemplating policy to reduce water consumption in agriculture: CM Manohar Lal Khattar. The Haryana government is contemplating a policy to reward the farmers who grow crops other than water-guzzling ones like paddy, Chief ...

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Mugabe's Command Agriculture Scheme To Legalize Mbanje Farming
ZimEye - Zimbabwe News
President Robert Mugabe's cabinet is currently crafting a law which would legalise Mbanje farming, a senior government official has confirmed. Obert Mpofu,the minister of Macro Economic and Investment Promotion told the state media that a pro-Mbanje ...



Fiji News
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
This has been confirmed by the ministry's Permanent Secretary Jitendra Singh following a job evaluation exercise that has been rolled out. Singh says he has already sign two hundred offer letters or contract letters for some agriculture officers last ...



Otago Daily Times

Protecting our land
Otago Daily Times
All agricultural land in British Columbia (4.7 million hectares) was placed in the Agricultural Land Reserve to ensure it was available for agriculture forever. Forty years on, the rapid urban development of Metro Vancouver has occurred while ...



Kansas views on safety and agriculture
Wichita Eagle
And while no one understands agriculture like farmers and ranchers, we must encourage and foster dialogues with those who know little about this profession. This includes people outside our comfort zone. Before we can expect someone to listen to us ...



Investment made by state govt in agriculture sector 'unprecedented': Devendra Fadnavis
Times of India
This Sunday Fadnavis said that he agrees that loan waiver is not the only option on bettering the lives of the farmers in the state and investment to create infrastructure in agriculture and allied sectors is the way forward. "The amount of investment ...

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The Borneo Post

Timber firm agrees to repair damaged road
The Borneo Post
?Apart from the Penans, there is a school, an agriculture station and a health clinic at Lusong Laku. With connectivity being cut off, teachers, medical staff and agricultural officers working there as well as the Penan community are now stranded ...